FDA Okays Intranasal Migraine Medication

FDA Okays Intranasal Migraine Medication

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a low-dose sumatriptan powder delivered intranasally for the treatment  of migraine with or without aura in adult patients. “Onzetra Xsail provides a new and much needed treatment option for what can be a...
Migraine Case History Summary

Migraine Case History Summary

Sumatriptan was only mildly effective; what would you consider next Dr. Robbins? I do not want to quit the triptan class, because these are the most likely medications to stop the migraine, with minimal side effects. I would substitute rizatriptan, 1 tab every 3 hours...
More Migraine Abortive Possibilities

More Migraine Abortive Possibilities

For other abortive possibilities, we would note in Heather’s chart the following: * If sumatriptan is not effective, it is worthwhile to use another triptan. Because triptans are far superior to our other choices, it is worthwhile to try at least 3 before giving...
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